Artist's BiographyRandy Scott is a professional musician, record producer and composer. He has performed and/or recorded with Michael Powell (writer and producer for Anita Baker, Patti Labelle, Randy Crawford and others), J. Moss & Paul Allen (writers and producers for Boys II Men, Brittany Spears, NSync and others), Hiroshima, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington, Jr., Najee, Fred Hammond, The Clark Sisters, Rance Allen, Dietrich Haddon, Men of Standard, Kirk Franklin, Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Bob James, Marion Meadows and many other artists on almost every major recording label.
As a three-time winner of nationally televised, Its Showtime At The Apollo, $10,000 winner of The Hennesy Jazz Search and protg of his friend and mentor, the late Grover Washington, Jr., Randy Scott is ready to take his place among the music industrys elite. Randy was requested by the White House to play for both former U.S. Presidents, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush, and was awarded the NAACP 2001 Walter Francis White Service Award.
In 2007, Randy appeared on the cover of Saxophone Journal Magazine, and was featured in a full length article about his career (Volume 33, No. 2). He has also written guest editorial articles for JAZZed magazine (Oct./Nov. 2007), and has been featured in Best Buy ads in both Ebony and Jet magazines.
His 4th CD entitled, Breathe remained in the top 40 nationally for five months, and is being sold by most major retailers and record stores nationally, as well as online through iTunes and Amazon.com. In 2008, Randy produced four songs on Vickie Winans CD, Woman To Woman. He also worked on her current single, How I Got Over, which debuted at #1 on Billboard a few months ago. Randy also produced a CD for jazz guitarist, Tim Bowman, which went #1 record nationally on the Smooth Jazz Charts and Billboard. His success as a record producer ultimately led to his signing a record deal with Trippin-n-Rhythm Records, which is distributed by Sony. Randy performed as their new artist in Dubai, and plans to do a return performance there soon. His 5th solo CD entitled, 90 Degrees At Midnight has been in the top 20 on the national Billboard charts and continues to climb.
Randy has been awarded two Gold records, two Platinum records and one Multi-platinum record for his work on a Gospel Wow compilation CD and recordings with Grammy award winner, Kirk Franklin.
He has a Bachelors degree in music education from Michigan State University and a Masters degree from Wayne State University. Upon graduating from MSU, Randy established his own music production company and recording studio, and continues to record, write, produce and teach music in the Detroit area.
Randy attributes all of his success and accomplishments to his belief and faith in God.
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